He asked the Union Home Ministry to open a helpline number for families of other Bengal labourers who are stuck in Kashmir. He also organised a candle-light vigil at Sagardighi village on Wednesday evening.
"I was sleeping and did not realise that my car was hit. I thank my driver as he did a great job, otherwise something bad could have happened," Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury told PTI. "I am fine now and heading towards Raghunathganj," the Congress leader said.
His statement comes at a time when other senior party leaders, including Somen Mitra and former state president Manas Bhunia, had recently hinted at an alliance with the Left Front and Trinamool, respectively.